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May 15: Hart District Governing Board Regular Meeting
Friday, May 10, 2019

The Governing Board of the William S. Hart Union High School District will hold its next regular meeting Wednesday evening, May 15. A closed session will start at 6 p.m., followed by the open session at 7 p.m. The sessions will be preceded by the annual Retiree Recognition for district retirees at 5:15...

Hart District Seeks Measure SA Oversight Committee Member

The William S. Hart Union High School District needs a new member of the Measure SA Citizens’ Oversight Committee to serve a two-year term with a maximum of three consecutive terms. The committee is looking for a member who would fit in either the Business Organization, Senior Citizen’s Organization,...

Hart District Receives Grants Totaling $2.9M for Career Tech Education
Friday, May 3, 2019

The William S. Hart Union High School District has been awarded $1.3 million in ongoing Career Technical Education funding from the state and an additional $1.6 million from a one-time grant. The on-going funding will continue to support CTE programs for students in grades 7-12. There are 76 high school...

May 1: Hart District Governing Board Regular Meeting
Monday, Apr 29, 2019

The Governing Board of the William S. Hart Union High School District will hold its next regular meeting Wednesday, May 1, at 7 p.m. (with a closed session at 5:30 p.m). Items on the closed session agenda include conferences with legal counsel about anticipated litigation, with district officials regarding...

May 18: Super Jazz at The Ranch to Swing West Ranch High
Monday, Apr 22, 2019

Super Jazz at the Ranch, a daylong jazz festival hosted by West Ranch High School in Stevenson Ranch, is happening Saturday, May 18, starting at 9 a.m. Music will fill the air as performers from throughout the region showcase their talents. The event will be studded with dazzling musical performances,...

April 17: Hart District’s Governing Board Regular Meeting
Tuesday, Apr 16, 2019

The Governing Board of the William S. Hart Union High School District will hold its regular meeting Wednesday, April 17, at 7:00 p.m. (with a closed session at 5:30 p.m). Items on the agenda include an update on Special Education, award of bid package on the Hart High School Building Q Roof Replacement...

Hart District, AutoNation Partner to Reward Student with Brand New Car

One hard working Hart District high school student is going to win a brand new 2019 Mini Hardtop courtesy of AutoNation. With an eye toward rewarding good students, AutoNation and its six Santa Clarita stores, in partnership with the William S. Hart Union High School District, is going to give away a...

March 20: Hart District Governing Board Regular Meeting
Monday, Mar 18, 2019

The next regular meeting of the Governing Board of William S. Hart Union High School District will take place Wednesday, March 20, at 7 p.m., preceded by a closed session to start at 6 p.m. This meeting will include two Public Hearings for items IX-C and IX-D regarding initial proposals for negotiations...

March 6: Hart District Governing Board Regular Meeting
Tuesday, Mar 5, 2019

The Regular Meeting of the Governing Board of William S. Hart Union High School District will take place Wednesday, March 6, at 7:00 p.m., with a closed session beginning at 5:45 p.m. The meeting will take place at the Administrative Center, located at 21380 Centre Pointe Parkway, Santa Clarita. Items...

Local Family Funds ‘Keep the Pressure’ Emergency Kits for Schools
Monday, Mar 4, 2019

The family behind the Keep the Pressure kits placed in every single junior high and high school classroom in Santa Clarita joined with leaders from the William S. Hart Union High School District in presenting kits to School Resource Officers to be kept in their squad cars. The kits include a tourniquet,...

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1851 - San Fernando-San Francisquito-Eliz. Lake Roads become public highways [story]
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1978 - Concert scene for "KISS Meets the Phantom of the Park" filmed at Magic Mountain [story]
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Curtiss-Wright’s Defense Solutions division, a trusted leading supplier of rugged systems for aerospace and defense with a facility in Santa Clarita, will be a sponsor of the Santa Clarita-to-Pasadena leg of the Amgen Tour of California on Saturday, May 18.
Curtiss-Wright to Sponsor Santa Clarita-to-Pasadena Leg of Amgen Race
The city of Santa Clarita will host two additional public meetings on Thursday, May 30, for residents to have the opportunity to provide feedback on the proposed plan to build an inclusive play area at Canyon Country Park.
May 30: Public Meetings on Inclusive Play Area at Canyon Country Park
The next meeting of the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors is set for Tuesday, May 21, starting at 9:30 a.m.
May 21: LA County Board of Supervisors Meeting
The Santa Clarita Planning Commission will consider approval of Verizon's request to build a new wireless communications facility at Copper Hill Road and San Francisquito Canyon Road at its next regular meeting on Tuesday, May 21, starting at 6 p.m.
May 21: Santa Clarita Planning Commission to Consider Wireless, Jobs Boost
The seventh inning turned out to be the difference Thursday night, as Rancho Cucamonga scored four unearned runs en route to a 7-2 win over the JetHawks at The Hangar.
Lancaster Loses Series Finale to Quakes
LA County Animal Care and Control will participate in Best Friends NKLA's Super Adoption event at Warner Park in Woodland Hills on Saturday and Sunday, May 18-19, from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
May 18-19: NKLA, County Animal Care Team for Super Pet Adoption Fair
Congresswoman and LGBT Equality Caucus Co-chair Katie Hill voted Thursday in support of the Equality Act, H.R. 5, which passed the U.S. House of Representatives in a bipartisan vote of 236-173.
Hill, House Pass Equality Act Protecting LGBTQ Americans
The Los Angeles County Probation Department’s 2018 Annual Report was released Friday.
LA County Probation Dept. Issues Annual Report
U.S. Rep. Katie Hill celebrated National Police Week by working across the aisle on a law enforcement legislative agenda, commemorative Special Order Hour on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives, and bipartisan press conference addressing a new bill to support police.
Hill Commemorates National Police Week, Fallen CHP Officer
Not even the weather could stop The WiSH Education Foundation's "Wine on the Roof" fundraising event at the Westfield Valencia Town Center mall Thursday night.
WiSH Education Foundation Hosts 2nd Annual ‘Wine on the Roof’
The California Department of Transportation will continue nightly lane closures next week on portions of State Route 14 for a $6.6 million pavement rehabilitation project to improve the condition of the lanes and create a smoother ride for motorists.
May 20-25: Nightly Roadwork on Highway 14 to Roll On
The Trump administration said Thursday it would pull nearly a billion dollars in federal funding for California’s much-maligned high-speed rail project, terminating an agreement that previously awarded the Golden State another $2.5 billion for the plan.
Feds Cancel Nearly $1 Billion for California High-Speed Train
The California Senate Appropriations Committee has given the green light to measures by Sen. Scott Wilk addressing foster youth enrichment grants, homelessness and treatment/probation for individuals convicted of animal abuse.
Wilk Measures on Homelessness, Animal Abuse, Foster Youth Head to Vote
In another setback for groups fighting to stem California’s housing crisis, a proposal meant to spur new apartments near popular transit centers died silently in committee Thursday.
Transit-Friendly Housing Bill Shelved in Sacramento
Catholic bishops in California have announced the establishment of a new compensation program that will be available to any person who has been sexually abused as a minor by diocesan priests of the participating dioceses, no matter when that abuse might have occurred.
California Catholic Dioceses Announce New Compensation Program for Sex Abuse Victims
1993 - Dale Poe, 61, developer of Stevenson Ranch, killed in car crash [story]
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Here is the list of Santa Clarita arts-related events for Friday, May 17 - Wednesday, June 5:
May 17-June 5: Santa Clarita Arts Calendar
At one point during last month's Golden State Athletic Conference championship, someone asked Robert Penalber what he was shooting through 15-odd holes.
TMU’s Penalbar Sets Sights on NAIA Nationals
LANCASTER – The University of Antelope Valley is pleased to welcome Nicole Brouillard as the new head coach for its women's volleyball program.
Nicole Brouillard Named UAV’s New Head Women’s Volleyball Coach
Los Angeles County Supervisor Janice Hahn secured $700,000 of Measure H funds Tuesday to hire and train 22 peer navigators who will be stationed at every community college in Los Angeles County.
Measure H Funds to Go Toward Peer Navigators for Homeless College Students
There are only a handful of therapists in Los Angeles who specialized in working with individuals with autism.
CSUN, Ed Asner Family Center Partner to Train Autism Therapists
The 2nd Annual Yoga Kula Festival will take place Saturday, June 1, from 7:45 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Yoga Kula Festival to Benefit Hart Park, Bridge to Home, SCV Youth Project
The Museum of Contemporary Art Santa Barbara (MCASB) presents the West Coast solo debut of James Benning: Quilts, Cigarettes & Dirt (Portraits of America), which runs from Thursday, May 16 to Sunday, July 14
Longtime CalArts Faculty Member James Benning Debuts Santa Barbara Exhibit
LANCASTER – The Rancho Cucamonga Quakes were too much for Lancaster to handle Wednesday night, as the JetHawks fell, 18-8, at The Hangar.
Quakes Prove Too Much for JetHawks
LOS ANGELES – Because of the recent rainfall, Los Angeles County Health Officer, Muntu Davis, MD, MPH, is cautioning residents who are planning to visit Los Angeles County beaches to avoid swimming, surfing, and playing in ocean waters around discharging storm drains, creeks, and rivers.
Advisory Issued for All Los Angeles County Beaches
The city of Santa Clarita has been recognized by the Construction Management Association of America’s (CMAA) Southern California chapter with a 2019 Project Achievement Award for the City’s 2017-18 Annual Overlay and Slurry Seal program.
City Lauded for Annual Overlay & Slurry Seal Program
A panel of judges has selected the recipes, including one from Newhall resident Merry Graham, that will be represented in the sixth National Festival of Breads, sponsored by Red Star Yeast, King Arthur Flour and Kansas Wheat. The baking competition will be held June 8, 2019, in Manhattan, Kansas.
Newhall Resident Selected as Finalist for National Bread Competition
After 36 years as an established, trusted community leader in the core areas of housing, community development, and economic development, the Community Development Commission/Housing Authority of the County of Los Angeles (CDC/HACoLA) is excited to announce that it has rebranded itself as the Los Angeles County Development Authority (LACDA).
County’s Housing Authority Rebranded to Better Serve Residents, Partners
SACRAMENTO - State Sen. Scott Wilk, representing the 21st Senate District, announces that Senate Bill 153 (SB 153), a measure to ensure California is well positioned to begin the cultivation of industrial hemp, has cleared the Senate Appropriations Committee and will now go to the floor for consideration.
Wilk Measure Expanding CA’s Industrial Hemp Heads to Senate Floor
RIVERSIDE — The Cougars track & field program is sending three student-athletes to the California Community College Athletic Association (CCCAA) State Championship meet this weekend.
Cougars Track & Field Sends 3 Student-Athletes to State Championships
The rainy morning commute has caused two separate collisions near the Newhall Avenue exit and northbound Highway 14.
Rain Triggers Separate Collisions Near Newhall Avenue Exit
SACRAMENTO - State Assemblywoman Christy Smith, Chair of the Joint Legislative Committee on Emergency Management, facilitated an Informational Hearing on Tuesday
Smith Facilitates Hearing on Wildfire Preparedness
Medical examiners identified the body of a man found deceased at the Placerita Canyon Nature Center on Wednesday.
Medical Examiners Identify Santa Clarita Man Found Dead at Nature Center
The Valencia High School Music Department invites audiences to experience the many exhilarating performances at the annual Spring Concert on Wednesday, May 22nd at the VHS theater at 7:00 p.m.
May 22: Valencia High Music Department’s Spring Concert